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Senator Bob Menendez 13h
Explosive story by w/ suggesting Trump is punishing DACA recipients by denying their dreams of homeownership is outrageous! This story has gotten MY attention & not in a good way. We need answers .
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Senator Dick Durbin 14h
The is a bipartisan opportunity the Senate must seize this week. It will make a difference for so many in our criminal justice system.
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Senator Tina Smith 13h
The U.S. holds more prisoners than any other country in the world. Our prison system disproportionately impacts ppl of color. We put an undue # of non-violent, low-level offenders behind bars for years. Time to pass to make federal criminal justice system fairer.
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Sen. Patrick Leahy 13h
Though the First Step Act does not include all the criminal justice reforms I would like to see, as the name of our bill implies, it’s an important first step toward more fairness in our criminal justice system. Today on the Senate Floor I urged all senators to support our bill.
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Sheldon Whitehouse 12h
Did you know that in , enrollment is up by more than 10% this year? And there is still time to sign up! have until December 31st to sign up for health insurance. now at
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Senator Bob Menendez 12h
The won’t solve all our criminal justice challenges, but what it WILL DO is make a positive difference in the lives of thousands of federal inmates working to turn their lives around and earn a second chance.
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Sen. Cory Booker 12h
Speaking on the Senate floor right now in support of bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation, the First Step Act. Watch live:
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Senate Democrats 10h
Casi 5 millones de adultos y niños latinos obtuvieron cobertura médica debido a . Pero si el terrible desafío que los republicanos lideraron contra la ACA se mantiene, millones de latinos perderán su acceso y quedarán sin protección.
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Senate Democrats 10h
Nearly 5 million Latino adults and children gained health insurance coverage because of the . But if the awful, GOP-led challenge that struck down the ACA is upheld, Millions of Latinos will lose their access and be left unprotected.
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Senate Democrats 13h
Democrats have still not heard back from on whether he’s willing to accept either of our offers to keep the government funded. If the President throws a temper tantrum, he will not get a wall, but he will cause a Christmas .
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Senator Dick Durbin 20h
The life story of Chicagoan Alton Mills shows why we need to pass the . Alton, who received a pardon from President Obama in 2015, was destined to spend his life in prison. He’s now a contributing member of society.
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Chris Van Hollen 18h
Last year, I spoke to a crowd at about our battle to protect the Affordable Care Act. Since then, we've stopped multiple attempts by Republicans to dismantle our health care system. Now, with the ruling from Texas, we must again unite to fight back. RT if you’re in.
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Senator Dick Durbin 18h
Today the Senate will debate the – a bill that will make long overdue reforms to our criminal justice system. This bill is the product of bipartisan hard work – we can’t waste the opportunity to pass it.
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Doug Jones 18h
With the , we have an opportunity to make history by working together to solve one of the most important, most challenging issues of our time. I urge the Senate to take the first step by passing this vital legislation. – Doug
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Chuck Schumer 17h
THEN: Who is going to pay for the wall? Mexico. Mexico. Mexico. NOW: Who is going to pay for the wall? American taxpayers. And if I don’t get $5 billion from them, I’m going to shut down the government. President , no temper tantrum is going to get you the wall.
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Senate Democrats Dec 17
It’s been almost 1 year since Republicans enacted their tax law, and it’s pretty clear where corporations are spending their tax windfall: on themselves.
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Senate Democrats Dec 17
We can’t be the only ones with whiplash. Candidate Trump said Mexico would pay for his wall, “100%” Now, he is “proud” to shut down the government unless the U.S. pays for it.
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Sherrod Brown Dec 17
Replying to @SenSherrodBrown
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Sherrod Brown Dec 17
Replying to @SenSherrodBrown
Republicans have tried to take away your health insurance before – but they failed because you spoke out and shared your story. We’ve fought back before and we’ll do it again.
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Sherrod Brown Dec 17
Last Friday, a partisan judge in Texas handed down a ruling that could dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Let’s be very clear about what’s at stake if this dangerous decision is upheld – and why it’s so important that we fight back →
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